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Qualification name Diploma in Furnishings - Modern Upholstery
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 15th September 2022
Cost description Please refer to our website
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This modern upholstery course forms part of our soft furnishings offering at Chichester College's upholstery department. We will introduce you to the necessary technical skills required by those interested in the modern upholstery sector and provide you with the knowledge and skills to prepare and produce items of modern upholstery. You will prepare a frame and apply webbing and foams to form the shape. You will also position and secure upholstery covers, develop your hand-cutting skills and learn how to position and secure trimmings. We run the course on a full time and part time basis. Applications made via this page is for the part time offering, which is scheduled for one day a week over two years. The structure of our programmes follows clear educational aims that are expected from the awarding bodies. These are all outlined in the programme specifications which include further details such as the learning outcomes. You can find out more by visiting the City & Guilds website: Please note that whilst we are planning to run the required modules in the academic year 2021/22, there may be changes to the curriculum in response to COVID-19 or updates from the awarding bodies.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

On submission of your application you will be invited for an interview with a member of the upholstery team to assess your suitability for the course and to get to know you better. You will need to have an interest in modern upholstery. There are no minimum entry requirements for this course, but you need to have an interest and an enthusiasm to learn. This is important to making progress within the course. Admissions enquiries If you have any questions about the entry requirements or th

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment will be through grading on your practical projects, through short answer question papers and online tests. The health and safety module is a multiple-choice online test in this course. The remaining modules that are assessed are practical. This includes: Design – you will produce a mood-board and coursework evidencing your work through the year. Matching and cutting materials is linked to the practical work that you will complete. Professional responsibilities and ca

As a result of completing the Diploma, you could progress onto further study, including: Level 3 Diploma in Modern Upholstery. You may seek to complement your skills and knowledge by completing: Level 2 Diploma in Traditional Upholstery or Level 2 Diploma in Soft Furnishings. The qualification will provide you will the skills and knowledge for you to seek employment, such as within the automotive or marine industry. For example, Rolls Royce is a large and reputable local employer in

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Name Chichester College
Address Westgate Fields
West Sussex
PO19 1SB
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Phone 01243 786 321

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